Phoenix Law Enforcement Association

Is 3,125 Officers Really Enough for Phoenix?

PLEA has been continuously sounding the alarm over critical manpower shortages since our press conference in December 2016.  Although the city is hiring more officers, many in the community don’t realize just how serious the staffing shortage is and just …

City Leaders Cave in to Demands of Political Activists Regarding PD Immigration Enforcement Policy

On Friday April 23, 2010 then Governor Jan Brewer signed SB-1070 into law. This legislation was known as the safe neighborhoods bill and was known locally as an illegal immigration bill.  

The bill as written required reasonable suspicion for officers to …

PLEA Partners With AMMO Incorporated

PLEA is proud to announce our partnership with Ammo Incorporated, a Payson, Arizona based leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of performance-driven, high quality, and innovative ammunition products.  As our exclusive provider of ammunition, AMMO Incorporated will provide PLEA Members with …

Benefit Cookout for Officer James Wolfenden

Phoenix Police officer James Wolfenden was seriously injured in an on duty traffic collision on Father’s Day. He is a father of two and his wife is a local teacher. Due to the extent of his injuries, he will require …

Discounted Summer Rates at the Wigwam

In a show of appreciation for law enforcement, the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park is offering discounted rates on rooms as low as $82/night.

For further information including availability and restrictions, check out the “Travel” tab in the Tickets & …

City Sends Message to the Citizens and Rank and File Cops with $1.5M Payout

On Wednesday June 28, 2017, the Phoenix City Council, in a 7-2 vote, made a decision to pay out 1.5 million taxpayer dollars to the family of Rumain Brisbon.  Let’s call this what it is; a politically motivated payout. Councilmen …

Class D Uniforms are Finally Authorized for Patrol!

Chief Williams and PLEA met last year shortly after she was determined to be the finalist for the position of Phoenix Police Chief and a Patrol utility uniform was one of the topics we discussed with her.

After several months …

New Workers’ Compensation Vendor

The following information has been received from Human Resources Safety and additional information will be published in this week’s Phoenix Connect newsletter:

On July 1, 2017, the City of Phoenix will be switching from York Risk Services Group to Cannon, …